Arthur had embarked for the Western Front with the 13th Reinforcements of the 20th Battalion. in 1916. He was killed in action during October 1917 near Ypres, at Poelcapelle, Belgium.
For may years after his death his grieving parents annually placed 'In Memorium' notices in the Sydney Morning Herald for their son and others from his battalion, and also for his best comrade Frank (Paddy) Hicks, who was also killed in May 1917.
Week 13 : 7 January 2015 - The Northern District Times, page 17 - the story of ARTHUR TIPP, Service No: 5099.
Chinese Australian dies for his country
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